7 Minute Icing to the Rescue

For his sixth birthday party last weekend my youngest requested chocolate cupcakes with white icing. My mother was the baker and happily obliged. That is until we had a mini-crisis–she could not find her special buttercream icing recipe. Only an hour from party time, Mother pulled out an icing recipe from days gone by…7 Minute Icing. It’s in most country cookbooks for a reason–it’s simple, fast, and yummy! 7 Minute Icing Wilma Kitchens 2 egg whites, 1 and 1/2 cups {Read More}

About Kellie Renfroe

Kellie and her husband Greg have been married 27 years and have four children ranging in age from 12 to 22. She co-founded Mentoring Moments for Christian Women in 2005. Kellie is a homeschooling mom who enjoys reading and studying the Bible, writing, photography, and learning how to cook.

Whipped Topping for Cakes

Loi Palmer, April 2006 MMCW 2 cups whipping cream, 2 tablespoons light brown sugar, 2 tablespoons powdered sugar, 1 teaspoon vanilla. Pour whipping cream into chilled glass or metal bowl. Add brown sugar and let it dissolve. Mix on high speed until foamy. Add powdered sugar and vanilla. Continue mixing until peaks form. This happens very quickly, be careful not to over beat it. Serve on top of cake. About Loi PalmerLoi and her husband Chuck have been married 22 {Read More}

About Loi Palmer

Loi and her husband Chuck have been married 22 years and have a revolving back door with three teens. She has a successful direct sales business, and is involved in a thriving mentoring ministry to women--Mom to Mom. Loi's passion is cheering on young moms in their vital role as godly wives and moms.

Divine Dark Chocolate Frosting

Loi Palmer 1 large bag of semi-sweet chocolate chips and 1 pint of heavy whipping cream. Only two ingredients! Combine the heavy whipping cream and chocolate chips in a sauce pan. Over medium heat, stir constantly with a wire whisk until the chips are totally melted. Remove the pan from the heat and let cool. Place the sauce pan in the refrigerator for several hours–the chocolate will thicken to a spreadable consistency. This will cover a three layer round cake. {Read More}

About Loi Palmer

Loi and her husband Chuck have been married 22 years and have a revolving back door with three teens. She has a successful direct sales business, and is involved in a thriving mentoring ministry to women--Mom to Mom. Loi's passion is cheering on young moms in their vital role as godly wives and moms.

Chocolate Pan Frosting

Loi Palmer, May 2005 MMCW 1 stick butter, 4 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder, 1/2 cup whole milk, 4 cups sifted confectioners’ sugar. Place the butter in a medium saucepan and melt over low heat. Stir in the cocoa powder and milk. Let the mixture come to a boil, stirring and then remove pan from the heat. Stir in the Confectioner’s sugar until the frosting is thickened and smooth. Pour the warm frosting over the top of the cake. Work quickly, {Read More}

About Loi Palmer

Loi and her husband Chuck have been married 22 years and have a revolving back door with three teens. She has a successful direct sales business, and is involved in a thriving mentoring ministry to women--Mom to Mom. Loi's passion is cheering on young moms in their vital role as godly wives and moms.

Chocolate Cream Frosting

Loi Palmer 1 stick butter at room temperature, 1 teaspoon vanilla, (1) 4 ounce package of softened cream cheese, 4 cups powdered sugar, 1 cup cocoa, 2 tablespoons milk. Mix the softened butter and cream cheese together until well blended. Add vanilla and milk. Mix in the powdered sugar and cocoa powder; scrap down the bowl periodically. Add more milk, by drops, if frosting is too thick. About Loi PalmerLoi and her husband Chuck have been married 22 years and {Read More}

About Loi Palmer

Loi and her husband Chuck have been married 22 years and have a revolving back door with three teens. She has a successful direct sales business, and is involved in a thriving mentoring ministry to women--Mom to Mom. Loi's passion is cheering on young moms in their vital role as godly wives and moms.